STATS 700 - Special Topics in Applied Statistics I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Statistics (STATS)
Department: LSA Statistics
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Advisory Prerequisites:
STATS 501 and graduate standing.
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

The course intends to cover applied aspects of flexible, semiparametric regression models. The topics include the study of spline functions, generalized additive models, additive mixed models and some aspects on spatial smoothing.

Course Requirements:

The main materials of the course will be based on the soon to be published book Semiparametric Regression in R, by J. Harezlak, D. Ruppert and M. P. Wand. Printed materials will be made available. Two other key reference books are:

(RWC) “Semiparametric Regression” by D. Ruppert, M. Wand and R. Carroll, Cambridge University Press (2003)

(SW) “Generalized Additive Models: An Introduction with R” by S. Wood, Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2nd edition (2017)

STATS 700 - Special Topics in Applied Statistics I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
16STATS PhD only
MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
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